about 1860–
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Dailey

When Dailey was born about 1860, in Illinois, United States, his father, James J. Dailey, was 27 and his mother, Rachel Floyd, was 22.

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James J. Dailey
Rachel Floyd
Rosella Dailey
John F. Daily
David Dailey
Samantha Ann Dailey
Lewis E. Daily
William Riley Daily
Cora Dailey

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World Events (3)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
Age 1
Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
Age 3
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 3
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Daly .English (of Norman origin): variant of Dally 2. There has been some confusion with another Norman name, Doyley (variant of Oley 2).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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